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Discover authentic Sicily through Easter celebrations

Date created: Fri, 23 Feb, 2018

Easter is a special moment in Sicily. Arguably the festivities are more significant than Christmas for the locals and the number of events are a testament to that. Easter is also a really good time to visit Sicily. You get that magical combination of Sicily in Spring, a wealth of festivities that reveal a Sicily often not seen and delicacies...

What to see in Sicily: Top 20 places not to miss!

Date created: Mon, 07 Nov, 2016

What to see in Sicily?

Here's the ranking of the TOP 20 places to visit, recommended by over 400,000 fans of Holidays in Sicily, to help you choose where to go and what to see. Find out what you shouldn't miss and than start to search your Holiday Villa in Sicily! :-)

We asked the fans of our Facebook page to tell us the places they...

Villa Romana del Casale - Piazza Armerina

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The architectural complex, located 5 km from Piazza Armerina is one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the late Roman in Sicily. For this reason, the villa has been recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

Spread over an area of ​​3,500 sqm, the villa comprises a courtyard entrance, the residential area of...

Valle dei Templi - Agrigento

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

In the Valley of the Temples, which was declared in 1997 by UNESCO "World Heritage“, is one of the largest archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.

Akragas was one of the most important Greek colonies in Sicily, extended about 450 hectares, founded around 582 BC by settlers from nearby Gela and from Rhodes.

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Teatro Greco - Taormina

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Greek Theatre in Taormina is an extraordinary testimony of the Old Sicily. One of the main features of this beautiful monument is its location, drawn and carved into the hillside.

The first plant, from the Hellenistic period, probably dates from the third century BC, and the renovation and expansion seem to date from the time of...

Teatro Greco - Siracusa

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

In the Archaeological Park of Neapolis, you find the Greek Theatre, one of the examples of Greek theater architecture. The theater, which dates back to a period between 238 and 215 BC, is built on the rock of the hill Temenite. It is structured in three parts: the cavea, the orchestra and the stage.

The theater consists of 67 rows and is...

Parco Archeologico - Siracusa

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Archaeological Park, located in Via del Greek Theatre, home to most of the monuments of classical Greek and Roman Syracuse. At the entrance of the park there’s the Basilica of St. Nicholas Cordari, dating from the eleventh century AD, the seat of the tourist office. Right after, you enter in the Roman Amphitheatre (II -IV century AD), where...